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Trump calls for canceling Boeing's Air Force One contract in morning tweet

President-elect Donald Trump slammed the cost of a new Air Force One and used Twitter to call for canceling the new aircraft fleet Tuesday, raising questions about the future of the program managed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. >> Read more trending stories In a tweet sent at 8:52 a.m., ...

A bucket of KFC Extra Crispy fried chicken is displayed October 30, 2006 in San Rafael, California.

KFC releases restaurant-inspired candle

First, there was chicken flavored edible nail polish. Then came Extra Crispy Sunscreen. Now, KFC is getting into the home décor business.  >> Read more trending stories   The chicken chain released a candle that smells like the foods it produces. "What better way to light up your nights than with a limited ...

State approves $1.5M for Springfield airport drone research

The Ohio Department of Transportation agreed to a $1.5 million contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory to work on a ground-based “sense-and avoid-system” for unmanned aircraft at the Springfield-Beckley Municipal Airport. The research could give Springfield a major advantage in developing an economy around unmanned aircraft and drones, local ...

A local housing group is among 20 that have sued Fannie Mae in federal court, claiming the agency doesn’t care for foreclosed homes in minority neighborhoods as well as it does for houses in predominantly white locales.

Federal lawsuit claims housing discrimination in Dayton area

A local housing group is among 20 that have sued Fannie Mae in federal court, claiming the agency doesn’t care for foreclosed homes in minority neighborhoods as well as it does for houses in predominantly white locales.In the Dayton are, 68 foreclosed homes were investigated in preparing for the suit, ...

Navistar, major Springfield employer, may lease Xenia facility

Representatives of Navistar have contacted the Xenia Fire Department about using space at 1003 Bellbrook Ave., possibly for storage purposes, the city’s development director said Monday. Steve Brodsky, the development director for the Greene County city, didn’t know if the company has moved into the space yet. A spokeswoman for ...

SANTA MONICA, CA - SEPTEMBER 6:  The Amazon logo is projected onto a screen at a press conference on September 6, 2012 in Santa Monica, California.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Amazon to open grab-and-go grocery store with no checkout lines

A store with no checkout lines? According to Amazon, it's right around the corner -- at least in Seattle. >> Read more trending stories   Amazon Go is be a brick-and-mortar store in which customers use an app to pay for items instead of waiting in line. Using the Amazon Go ...

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: General view outside of University of Phoenix Stadium before the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on January 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Buckeyes defeated the Fighting Irish 44-28. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

How to get tickets to see the Buckeyes in the College Football Playoff

Ohio State is going back to the College Football Playoff, and the school encourages fans to apply for Fiesta Bowl tickets right away.That can be done via the school website here.Ohio State will receive around 13,000 tickets, which start at $120.The Buckeyes face Clemson at 7 p.m., Dec. 31 at ...

Many working-age men simply don’t want a job

David Blubaugh has put his job search on hold indefinitely.The 36-year-old former U.S. Defense Department engineer said he could probably find a job if he had to, but he’s reluctant to settle for a job with lower pay and fewer benefits than what he once earned.Blubaugh is not alone.Millions of ...

Fuyao has hired extensively in the Miami Valley for its Moraine plant. STAFF PHOTO

Ohio business owners urging Trump administration to support job growth

Ohio business leaders are urging the incoming Trump administration to support “middle-skill jobs,” which are vital to major industries in the Dayton area.An Ohio delegation will join the Business Leaders United for Workforce Partnerships (BLU), a national coalition of employers form a range of industries, in Washington D.C. this week. ...

Springfield leaders want to cut $451K from municipal court, clerk

Springfield city leaders want to slash about $450,000 from the municipal court and clerk’s budgets next year as they grapple with a projected deficit, but those elected officials say the money is needed to run the court efficiently. City staff members have recommended about $1.5 million in cuts to several ...

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Carnival's Princess Cruise Lines to pay $40 million for dumping waste into ocean

The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday that Princess Cruise Lines pleaded guilty to seven felony charges after the cruise line was accused of dumping waste into the ocean and intentionally aiming to cover up the action. Princess Cruise Lines, under parent company Carvinal Cruise Line, must pay a $40 million penalty, ...

Experts: $275M downtown hospital impact on Springfield significant

The costs and complexities of building a hospital downtown made it a risk, but five years later local experts said Springfield Regional Medical Center has spurred other investments and served as a a centerpiece of revitalization efforts. The large sliding glass doors at the $275 million hospital’s entrance opened for ...

Physicians Assistant Danielle Smith talks with Dr. Joseph Metz at their office in Urbana Wednesday. Memorial Health is planning to build a new $8 million medical office building in Urbana. Bill Lackey/Staff

Memorial Health moves forward with $9 million Urbana facility

Memorial Health will move forward with its plans to build a $9 million facility in Urbana after the city approves its building plans.The planning commission essentially signed off on the plans at their last meeting, Community Development Manager Doug Crabill said. But now they must go through a technical review ...

Keith A. Young Funeral Service. Michael Tyler II/Staff

Springfield gets new funeral home on south side

A new funeral home has opened at the site of a former memorial chapel on the city’s south side.The Keith Young Funeral Service opened in mid-October at the former Goings Memorial Chapel, 1323 W. Johnny Lytle Ave.The business is owned by Dayton-based funeral director Keith Young and his apprentice, Springfield ...

Caring Kitchen workers, (left) Donald Willson and Karl Zerkle get ready to serve lunches at the Urbana kitchen. JEFF GUERINI/STAFF

Urbana church hosts fundraiser for homeless shelter

An Urbana church will bring the story of No Room at the Inn to life this weekend as a fundraiser for a local homeless shelter.The Messiah Lutheran Church in Urbana will host its 15th annual No Room at the Inn from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the ...

A group of students, from left, Tamia Jordan, Ja’Naiya Binion and Travis Freeman in the summer youth employment program at OIC plan. Bill Lackey/Staff

Clark County youth jobs program that faced elimination to continue

A $45 million Clark County summer youth employment program that faced possible elimination will continue next year as part of a new, $100 million Ohio program.The annual three-month summer youth jobs program — which employed 14,000 youth statewide and about 100 in Clark County — was expected to be eliminated ...

Taxis park in the queing area of the Dayton International Airport. (Caroline Reinwald/Staff)

Uber announces agreement with Dayton International Airport

Uber Dayton ride-share service announced Thursday night that it has reached an agreement with Dayton International Airport.According to the Uber announcement, their drivers are able to wait for trip requests in the “R Staging Lot” at the airport’s Valet Circle.Airport spokeswoman Linda Hughes said she could not confirm Uber’s announcement ...

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Skimming scams can get you if you’re unaware

Skimming is scam that’s becoming more and more popular over the last few years.In fact, according to scambusters.com, security experts say skimming could be netting crooks as much as $3 billion a year in the US. Your Better Business Bureau warns you to be wary of skimmers during this holiday ...

Springfield-based EF Hutton says third-party error delayed paychecks

EF Hutton America employees received their paychecks late, but CEO Chris Daniels said it was caused by a third-party error. An issue with the payroll processor caused the delay, he said. It has since been resolved in less than two days, Daniels said, and all employees have received their paychecks. ...

The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a $3.4 million contract to Wright State Research Institute and Aptima Inc. to develop an advanced virtual training system using unmanned autonomous systems, according to WSRI.

AFRL awards $3.4M contract to WSRI and Aptima for drone system

The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded a $3.4 million contract to Wright State Research Institute and Aptima Inc. to develop an advanced virtual training system using autonomous unmanned systems, according to WSRI.The two-year project will focus on multi-domain operations in existing and future threats, according to WSRI.“We’ve been trying ...

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